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billion for the obese, yet these people still tend to die on average years earlier. in efforts to steer them to healthier habits like a soda ban is met with a backlash. why bother with penalties ? as an ap story sums up the argument, why not get off their backs and let them go on with their probably shortened lives? and as some suggest, instead of treating them when they are sick, just let them die. hearing that made this overeater sad. >> it is amazing that andy only has one place setting at his table, so he gives his to the cat, and then andy has to sit on the toilet and eat. >> he prefers that, greg. >> it saves a lot of time. gavin, this story blows my mind. it blows my mind. >> smokers and obese people. >> the one story basically says, i quote, your freedom is likely to be someone else's harm. meaning because we now have to pay because we now socialize health care we have to pay for and you we have a say and we will let you die. it is a death panel. >> i totally agree, but i think there is a problem with libertarians where they say we shouldn't have to pay for these people. we are
. i was one of them. my disease was obesity and after consulting with my doctor, i received the effective treatment i needed. please join the obesity action coalition to acknowledge obesity as a disease visit obesity action dot org to sign an open letter pledging your support and for more information about how to talk to your doctor about weight loss and treatment options. together we can make a choice to end obesity now. a public service from the obesity action coalition. dan deming of stutland equities joins us now for chart talk. good morning dan. > > good morning angie. > we are taking a look this morning at the volatility index - the vix. it is a measure of anxiety in the market over the next 30 days. but the vix has been very low, basically saying there is not a lot of fear in this market. what does that tell you as a trader? you trade the vix all day long. > > i do angie. right now we are seeing in the vix complex, you are seeing the vix level very low. it is at historic levels, basically going back pre-2006, to those types of levels. so, we are seeing a very low cash
disease. i was one of them. my disease was obesity and after consulting with my doctor, i received the effective treatment i needed. please join the obesity action coalition to acknowledge obesity as a disease visit obesity action dot org to sign an open letter pledging your support and for more information about how to talk to your doctor about weight loss and treatment options. together we can make a choice to end obesity now. a public service from the obesity action coalition. at one time or another, everybody gets a case of the banking blues. joining us via skype today, jenna wortham of "the new york times" with a report on how some customers who are fed up with their banks may have found a cure. happy to have you with us. it's an idea that started with a software engineer from australia. how did it work exactly? > > "simple" is actually an app that you download your phone, and you access via the web. and you do all your banking through that. so instead of going to bank of america or chase or into one of those brick and mortar stores, you do all of your banking through the app
was obesity and after consulting with my doctor, i received the effective treatment i needed. please join the obesity action coalition to acknowledge obesity as a disease visit obesity action dot org to sign an open letter pledging your support and for more information about how to talk to your doctor about weight loss and treatment options. together we can make a choice to end obesity now. a public service from the obesity action coalition. in the latest round of ups and downs on mortgage rates, rates are inching up. the 30-year fixed rose to 3.42% this week, up from 3.38% last week. the 15-year fixed is 2.71%, up from 2.66%. both rates, however, remain near recent record lows. those low rates hold the key to the rebound in the housing market. kye sisson takes us out west, where homes are becoming a california dream. life in the luxurious community of pelican hill on the newport coast in southern california comes easy for most of the residents here, and that sense of ease has spread along to the realtors as they sell these luxury homes faster than they have in years. sales of homes pric
.then there's the nate - obesity epiddmic.non hispanic &pblacks...accorring to the cdc...hhve the highest rates of obesity at 44 percent...followed by mexiian amerrcans at 39 ercent.the n double a cp filed a legal brief in support of beveraae compannes,,saying,,to tackle the publicchealth crisis of holisttc educational program called prrject ell. the project...according to the n douule a cp's website...is thh coca cola oundaaion....tte philanthropic arm oo the company. dukes says the new york chapter received 75- thousand-dollars in the past two yyars. marr: do you hinkk there's a conflict?haael: absoluteey not.marr: you don't see a conflict?hazel: absolutely not.if this was the first time that coca colaahad given us money, ure it would thh first time. coca cola has been upporting n double a cp pationally and locally through &pthe years...not only here in new york state, but through the country. the hispanic received 75 ttoosand dollars from coke for this year. thee organization's president also leet last year to work or coca cooaa a spokesman for hf ssys those factors had no impac
the link between obesity and deadly car crashes. >>> look at this video. man's best friend trapped on a frozen pond. we'll show you how the situation came to an end. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >>> a dog was trapped in the middle of a frozen harbor. this was from chicago this morning. took them more than two hours to rescue the dog because the officers had to tether themselves and slide carefully across that ice. they finally were able to get the dog this morning. just to kind of make it worse was the coldest in chicago in two years. windchill hovering around 10 degrees. >> i hope he's okay. >>> a new uc berkeley study finds obese adults are more likely to die in a car crash.
this year's student athlete of the week. >> obesity ups the risk of heart attack, stroke, other diseases but can it contribute to your risk of dieing in a car crash? jwwñ at honda, we know some people are never happy with the way things are. and are always dreaming of how they could be. smarter, simpler, how-on-earth-does-it-do-that... er. and they make it that way. because things can always be better. we like those people. they think like us. introducing the best civic sedan yet. made possible by honda. . >>> high school senior leal seven smooth on the front end of a double play but she is even better thinking about 2018, 19, 2020, she has a knack at looking in to the future and is this week's athlete of the week. >> look at that stance. perfect form, quick fingers, quick study. put her in aculeus room and she carries a 4.0, put her on the field and she is the player of the year. >> you love something as much as i do it pushes you to keep doingt. >> reporter: she hit the field at the age of two. she has talent. her first coach. >> lots of people at all levels just rely on that and s
of the country it suffers from that obesity problem. the council has come up with a rather some say controversial new idea. they encourage people to leave their homes and have their doctors prescribe them exercise and get them into the nearest sports center and if they refuse, make them pay by cutting the amount of cash they get paid in benefits. >> they might say we can prescribe you a series of exercise classes and a person would come in and there would receive a discount on their tax or receive a different amount of council tax benefits. >> of the city is defined as abnormal or excessive -- obesity is defined as an abnormal or excessive accumulation of weight. a quarter is obese. it is expected to get worse. few would argue that exercise is good for us. into theng people right way to get them fit? >> we are being forced to go there. the gym is not for everyone. >> if they do not, they do not. simple. >> others point out that society should look at the causes of obesity. muchis junk food so muchis junk food so more
ratio, being obese is not good for longevity people in the over weight category have lower mortality, a greater chance at longer life. >> some times that surprises pele but they should not be too surprised in our categories, 87% show lower mortality in over weight than lower weight people. >> findings were consistent across ageethnic groups all around the world. as someone who has covered health and fitness for years this study blows me away. deborah alfarone's reaction. >> reporter: it is a little much to take anita. this study was done by some very reputable people and published in the american journal, the sample size was 3 million people but before you go and order up three slices of cheese cake my sample size tonight was smaller 13 included a fitness con -- and included a fitness conscious crowd. >> who would have thought this, this and don't forget this, could maybe help you live longer? >> it does surprise me. i would imagine, the more fit you are, you know, the longer you would live. >> reporter: just in time for new years resolutions a new study says being over weight can he
. my disease was obesity and after consulting with my doctor, i received the effective treatment i needed. please join the obesity action coalition to acknowledge obesity as a disease visit obesity action dot org to sign an open letter pledging your support and for more information about how to talk to your doctor about weight loss and treatment options. together we can make a choice to end obesity now. a public service from the obesity action coalition. . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news, time now is 6:55, a live look at the big bored, dow jones industrial average is up 26 points. >>> a home invasion robbery, they are facing charges of false imprisonment, assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping and armed robbery. police say they robbed an elderly couple and then stole their two cars and escaped. the three men are suspects in several other recent crimes. one suspect is 18-year-old james palmerson. he made headlines years ago as a 14-year-old runaway. palmer and his 13-year-old girlfriend stole his grandparents car. this photo shows the two of them while they wer
obesity. coca-cola now tackling the issue head on in public. very interesting indeed. >> it is. we're going to play some of it for you a little later. >>> welcome back to "early start," everyone. i'm john berman. >> and i'm zoraida sambolin. it is tuesday morning. 31 minutes past the hour. >>> he's denied any use of using performance-enhancing drugs. now lance arm strong has just done that. the confession came during a 2 1/2-hour interview with oprah winfrey, which will be broadcast thursday on her own network. cnn's ed lavandera is live in texas this morning. a lot of people are wondering if this is a genuine confession, or is it part of a larger p.r. offensive? >> reporter: well, i think people will be looking and studying the body language taped interview and determine just that. it will go a lock way in determining how you feel about that. but, you know, clearly there's a need to rehabilitate his image thereafter united states anti-doping agency report that was released back in october. 11 former teammates coming out and basically accusing lance armstrong of using performance-e
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your attention as a big brand name takes on obesity and the food police. >>> and later, about last night. raves for the hosts, the moments that brought down the house, and the speech that still left some people wondering. >>> in the battle against obesity in our country, soft drink makers are right in the middle of it with nutrition experts taking a cue from the mayor of new york, michael bloomberg, who has declared war on sugary drinks over 16 ounces. now the biggest of the big brands is pushing back in a tv ad campaign you'll soon be seeing. our report from nbc's chris jansing. ♪ ♪ if i could teach the world to sing in perfect harmony ♪ >> reporter: the company that once wanted to buy the world a coke, whose commercials turned adorable polar bears into pop culture celebrities, has just launched a very different ad campaign. >> today, we'd like people to come together on something that concerns all of us. obesity. >> reporter: for the first time ever, a soft drink company is marketing itself as part of the solution. >> the well-being of our families and communities concerns
grade. the study is detailed this month in the journal pediatrics. obese girls may be at a greater risk of developing multiple sclerosis, or m-s-like illnesses. researchers looked at the body mass index, or b-m-i, of more than 900 thousand children. the m-s risk was more than one and a half times higher for overweight girls. almost twice as high in moderately obese girls and nearly four times higher in extremely obese girls. experts say the overall message is that there are an increasing number of diseases associated with obesity. particularly childhood obesity and it's an important risk factor to try to mitigate. a small study suggests yoga may benefit people with a type of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, or a-f. researchers studied 52 patients with a-f who received three months of stable medical therapy, followed by three months of yoga training. 22 percent of the patients who had an a-f episode during the control period had no episodes during the yoga period. and at the end of the yoga period there were significant improvements in several quality of life measures..
on obesity and nike's newest $100 million golfer. plus, heroes find the strength to lift a car and save a life. you've got to see this. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. here are some stories making news this morning. in a monday afternoon press conference, president obama said he would not negotiate on the debt ceiling although he said he's open to more spending cuts but he insisted the u.s. is, quote, not a dead beat nation. officials in stratford, connecticut, plan to rename an elementary school in honor of victoria soto, a teacher killed in last month's newtown school shooting. officials say she died trying to shield her students from the gunman. >>> walmart will announce a plan to hire every veteran cha wants a job, which could mean 100,000 new jobs. >>> george w.h. bush was released from the hospital after a month. >>> william paul, son of kentucky rand paul, faces charges of assaulting a flight attendant on a january 5th flight. in addition to underage drinking and other charges. >>> the chicago transportation authority is suing united airlines, claiming they are b
cave to the food police? why the anti-obesity ad is stirring a think fat debate. do the companies need to do this or do people need to take responsibility for themselves? . >> give us a super squish, one made entirely out of syrup. >> an all syrup super squishy? such a thing has never been done. >> just make it happen. >> oh, oh, dear. >> coming up, think about trying to diet. the message from coke's anti-obesity ad campaign. someone here says the message is flat and it's time for >> >> many of our beverages have low or no calories and over the last years has helped across the industry products in the u.s. by about 22%. we've created smaller portion control sizes for our most popular drinks and have them at about 90% of the country by the end of this year. >> neil: i don't know about you, but if i want the full calorie version i'm not getting a small. that's the thing. that was part of the new anti-obesity ad from coke. charles, you're not. >> coke doesn't make you fat. mcdonald's don't make you fat. guns don't commit crimes. >> neil: guns make you-- >> and cars don't run red light,
know there's an epidemic of childhood obesity. today we learned it's a greater risk than we knew. a new ucla study says that obese children are nearly twice as likely to have related problems, everything from asthma to learning disabilities. that's why we were so interested in a story that seth doane brought us about a program that's bringing kids back from obesity. that's why we were so interested in a story that seth doane brought us about a program that's bringing kids back from obesity. >> doctor told me when i was 7 and when i was 8, i wouldn't live past 21; and when i was 9, it just kind of hit me in the face, oh, i'm going to die. >> reporter: cameron larkins' had reached 260 pounds by aged 10. >> i would eat oversized portions. i would just eat and eat just because the food's there. >> reporter: larkins is now 12. he is the youngest of 15 students from his independence, missouri, school system who spent the last four months in south carolina at this $28,000 a semester weight loss program called mindstream academy. the day starts wit
. >>> obesity "mythbusters." can you burn 300 calories just having sex? the kids need p.e. class. dr. kim explores the myths of obesity and finds out which ones might be true look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. california safety officials have issued the penalties for worker safety violations... after the massive fire at the inery last >>> chevron has been hit with $1 million in fines for worker safety violations. this after the massive fear at the company's richmond refinery lastaugust. it's the max number fines allowed under
voice entering the obesity debate. with local governments considering measures similar to mayor bloomberg's crackdown on large sugary drinks in new york city, soda giant coca-cola now stepping into the conversation. coke has unleashed a new ad campaign that defends its record while acknowledging the company's role when it comes to america's weight problem. nbc's chris jansing with the details. ♪ ♪ teach the world to sing to perfect harmony ♪ >> reporter: the company that once wanted to buy the world a coke, whose commercials turned adorable polar bears into pop culture celebrities has just launched a very different ad campaign. >> today we like people to come together on something that concerns all of us, obesity. >> reporter: for the first time ever, a soft drink company is marketing itself as part of the solution. >> the well-being of our families and communities concerns everyone. >> reporter: in a battle over obesity that increasingly targets sugary drinks as a big part of the problem. >> i think what they're trying to do is to get in front of this issue as much as the
's night budget deal and how a tax break for racetracks got in it. obesity is a health risk. but researchers now say being a little overweight could reduce your risk of dying. dr. jon lapook with a surprising new report. and she was one of the most popular sickers ever. remembering patti page. ♪ i was dancing with my darling to the tennessee waltz ♪ captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley>> mason: good evening, scott's off tonight. the sigh of relief that came when the house passed the fiscal cliff deal was soon drowned out by a roar of anger. governors chris christie of new jersey and andrew cuomo of new york along with senators and house members from those states blasted house speaker john boehner today for putting off a vote on aid for victims of superstorm sandy. we have three reports on all this tonight. first, elaine quijano on the storms of protest over sandy aid that got action. elaine? >> reporter: good evening to you, anthony, well, here at the statehouse in new jersey, republican governor chris christie said the
. coca-cola is launching an anti-obesity ad. >> all calories count no matter where they come from. including coca-cola and everything else with calories. >> is it a concern or damage control or thinking about your future product buyers? what are they doing here? back in a moment. with a machine. what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. meet the 5-passenger ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. alriwoah! did you get that? and...flip! yep, look at this. it takes like 20 pictures at a time. i never miss anything. isn't that awesome? uh that's really cool. you should upload these. i know, right? that is really amazing. the pictures are so clear. kevin's a handsome devil that phone do
everything. obese people have a greater mortality risk overall. experts say bmi should not be the only indication of a healthy weight. could this bring reason to the nation's obesity debate? will the diet and food industry lead us into a fat frenzy and leaving themselves fatter profits. the professor of nutrition and co-author of "thinner this year." jackie, the executive producer of just food that promotes fresh, locally grown food in new york. karen finney and john, democratic strategist and president of fletcher rally media. jennifer, if you are not feeling anything in the world, how do people lose weight? what does it take to live a healthy lifestyle? >> eat better, eat less and exercise. it's a really fine balance. i think with all the things you have spoken about, that article, the sense of complacency is going to fuel the tipping to obesity. it's the wrong message. so many americans are overweight. they are on the critical edge of becoming obese. it doesn't talk about the problems that fat in and of itself has for diabetes, cancer and dementia. >> it say that is you may live and
and their link to obesity, but some are questioning whether this is genuine concern or hypocrisy. >>> coke has a new two-minute ad launched just today. there is plenty of criticism, as heather reports. >> reporter: here at the point richmond market and deli, the coke cooler is one of the first things the customers are see, and many want customers to see right through this new campaign. we've been encouraged to can it with health officials warning too much coke can lead to obesity, and now for the first time, the giant is going on the defensive. the coca-cola company appeals to americans to moderate how much coke they drink, and encourages people no diet and exercise, and also consider their other low calorie options. >> reporter: some say the f coke was concerned about -- if coke was concerned about the obesity epidemic, they would join with groups like his instead of writing a feel-good ad. >> in this case coke is making a product which we know is causing these problems. >> it's a huge contributor. >> reporter: dr. jeffrey aaron says sugary drinks play a major role in the increase in obesi
is thawr slogan. that's the message of their ad campaign that addresses obesity. it highlights efforts to cut calories from their beverages. it is running on cable newschannels like this one. cnn and spike tv, let's all drink it in together. >> we will continue to work with scientists and nutritionists on innovative things like zero calorie all natural sweeteners. beating obesity will take action by awful us based on one -- by all of us based on one fact. all calories count no matter where they come from including coca-cola. if you eat and drink more calories than you burn off, you will gain weight. >> of course, critics are reacting critically saying that if coke were serious about fighting obesity they would stop fighting soda taxes. said one nonfanned of the brand, and i quote, it looks like a page of control 101. let's discuss this in the -- >> lightning rooooouuuunnnddd. lightning round. >> there you have it. is it more of a business move or is it coke really serious about fighting obesity? >> i don't know what pr person told them this was a good move. everybody knows consuming ca
you about a lot of studies recently that link soda to obesity crisis. bosses of coca-cola are responding w a new advertisement. central theme is don't blame us. we'll take a look at how their claims stack up to the science. that is next. if there was a pill to help protect your eye health as you age... would you take it? well, there is. [ male announcer ] it's called ocuvite. a vitamin totally dedicated to your eyes, from the eye care experts at bausch + lomb. as you age, eyes can lose vital nutrients. ocuvite helps replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. now that's a pill worth taking. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. help protect your eye health. [ male announcer ] ocuvite. we replaced people with a machine.r, what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. >>. >> shep: world's leading beverage maker addressing a growing number of claims that drinking
are aware of all the risks associated with obesity. the poll finds that one quarter of people think it's possible for someone to be overweight and healthy. researchers say americans are aware of obesity risks such as heart disease and diabetes. however, they found not everyone is aware of obesity's link to cancer, arthritis, sleep apnea and infertility. researchers say heart disease remains the nation's leading killer and diabetes and obesity rates continue to climb. >> the small town of steubenville, ohio is at the center of a shocking rape investigation. two players of the town's high school football team are accused of repeatedly raping a girl back in august. images that reference the alleged rape have been popping up online. one of them shows two teenagers carrying an apparently intoxicated girl by her arms and legs. an attorney for one of the defendants says the images have been taken out of context. >>> "although pictures can be misleading, and in this case, out of context, it does not suggest the activity prior to the photo being taken or after the photo was taken. and obviously
advice vice president joe biden gave his boss. >>> plus, critics pounce on coca-cola's new obesity ad. how scared is one of the world's most popular brands about soda bans? >>> and -- >> he's got to crawl over a lot of broken glass. >> -- after getting lance armstrong to confess, oprah says the cyclist didn't come clean in the manner she expected. >>> i'm brooke baldwin. good to see you. we have got some developing news now out of the white house. let me tell you what we know here. we know the vice president, joe biden, has just briefed the president on his gun violence package. and within this past hour, the white house announced a formal unveiling tomorrow. tomorrow, just before noon, we're hearing the white house planned to curb gun violence post sandy hook. want to go quickly to jessica yellin, our chief white house correspondent there. jessica, are we any closer to learning what precisely is in the package? >> reporter: hi, brooke. well, first of all, jay carney, the white house press secretary explicitly confirmed that tomorrow the president will say that he wants to press congr
, there's the obesity epidemic. non-hispanic blacks, according to the cdc, have the highest rates of obesity at 44%, followed by mexican americans at 39%. the naacp followed a legal brief in support of beverage companies, saying, to tackle the public health crisis of obesity, it's developed a holistic, educational program called project help. the funding for that project, according to the naacp's website, is the coca-cola foundation, the philanthropic arm of the company. duke says the new york chapter received $75,000 in the past two years. there's a conflict? >> absolutely not. >> reporter: you don't see a conflict? >> if this was the first time that coca-cola had given us money, sure, it would raise questions, but it's not the first time. coca-cola has been supporting naacp nationally and locally for years, not only here in new york state, but all over the country. >> reporter: the hispanic federation also said it received $75,000 from coke for this year. the organization's president also left last year to work for coca-cola. a spokesman for hf says those factors had no impact o
-cola is addressing the obesity epidemic with a super sized commercial today. it's a two minute ad which stresses obesity and says it's not just a soda related problem. the ad will air during popular cable news shows. it's part of a larger sad campaign about sodas, calories, and public health. >>> we now know when the royal couple is expecting that first baby. today the royal palace announced the due date is sometime in july. the palace also announced kate's condition is improving after she was hospitalized last month for acute morning sickness. >>> and if you want a chance to take your picture with the san francisco giants world series trophy, just head to richmond today. beginning at 3:00 p.m. the 2012 and 2010 trophies will be on display at the richmond memorial auditorium. it's all parts of giants three month trophy tour. the event is free but fans are encouraged to make a $2 donation to the richmond little league and giants program. >>> today on channel 2 news at 5:00 the clock is ticking. it could be the final hours for those at pete's harbor on the peninsula. what we have learned about the
's part of a larger campaign to fight obesity. >>> it's the padding that protects us. cartilage, prevent our bones from scraping each other, and until now there's been no easy way to repair damaged cartilage. nbc bay area shows what stanford scientists say may very well be a game changer for team with knee problems. >> this is promising news for runners and weekend warriors who are starting to have knee problems. it feels like jello and it may help mend damaged cartilage. keeping you moving and active. researches tested the new approach on a small group of patients. they said hydrogel shows promise in becoming the procedure to repair damaged cartilage. >> instead of lasting one year or two years, it could last five years and it may also have mechanical properties and other features that are more similar to the native cartilage, providing the patient with better function. >> here is how the gel works. it creates a scaffold for the bone marrow and cells to cling to as they grow healthy new cartilage. after six months, the patients had less pain and more durable cart length than those that
in his honor. >>> there is a connection between sugary drinks and america's obesity epidemic. >>> coca-cola launched a two minute ad which is launching on several networks. >> we are asking people to come together on something that concerns all of us, obesity... >> that was it right there. they are asking people to consider low calorie options. critics open they will be able to see through the marketing. >> what would you think if phillip morris said we should all get together and fight against lung cancer. it would be hip critical. >> it says the campaign is designed to help educate consumers. >> 455 am it testimony, sal is covering traffic, is traffic starting in san francisco? >> yes. it looks good as you drive through the city not a bad commute at all. if you are driving on 101 it looks pretty good up to the 880 split. also it looks good on 880 and there are some flashing lights but it's not affecting traffic and traffic continues to look good as you drive through. 880 westbound, you heard about the carquinez bridge and it is not causing any slow traffic and the traffic on the span
interesting. east bay businesses are helping to fight childhood obesity. revolution foods started their work with one of the schools. they said that fighting obesity is not the only benefit for providing good lunches. >> if you have well fed children, that are fed well and happy, have nutritious meals you will see an increase in student achievement. they provide meals to many schools in the bay area and in pleasanton, your facebook friends that are updating their status may do it for a reason. reefrps found that some people update so they do not feel lonely. a study out of the university in berlin urged them to post more updates than they normally did each day. and then did a questionnaire. and those that updated more frequently felt less lonely. >> 10s of thousands of techies have left the bay area for the consumer electronic show in vegas. what goes into putting on such a huge show. let's go to vegas, hes that answer. >> yeah, ces has been huge in the past. it's likely to be its biggest year ever here in 2013. what does that mean in term of numbers and in terms of people and in terms of ga
for melanoma, often caused by sun exposure, is rising. and there is major concern about obesity, which affects many cancers, including liver, breast and colorectal cancer. >> over the next 10 to 15 years, it's indeed possible that the obesity epidemic will become the leading cause of cancer, surpassing tobacco abuse. >> reporter: and that could impact the gains we are seeing now. robert bazell, nbc news, new york. >>> now to the bizarre story that broke nationwide last night involving sports and truth and lies and the internet age. at the center of this is a notre dame football player named manti te'o, a star linebacker, runner up for the heisman and a big part of his dramatic back story was the death of his girlfriend of leukemia until this report surfaced that there was no girlfriend. she was an internet invention. te'o says he's the victim of a hoax. notre dame is standing behind him. there are still a whole lot of questions here. nbc's john yang is with us from south bend, indiana tonight. john, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. today manti te'o was out of sight, he's at a fl
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of several obesity myths revealed in a new study. researchers looked at all the evidence and shed the fat lies from the facts. if you make a small change like walking 20 minutes daily or eating two extra potato chips a day, it will add up to large long-term weight changes >> you'll eventually plateau. >> reporter: another myth, that having a little sex burns up to 300 calories. fat chance! a typical encounter lasts 6 minutes, and burns only 21 calories. a man would have to have sex for a full hour to burn 200. he could burn more calories by sitting and watching the entire super bowl. other myths, breast feeding protects the infant against obesity. it does not. pe classes keep kids slim; they don't. and that you should set realistic goals so you don't get frustrated. not true. the most ambitious plans to lose weight work best. >> so many ways we could get into trouble! we're looking for the biggest 49 uppers super-fan. >> tons of you have been sendings us your photos. -- sending us your photos. >> this is how you celebrate a touchdown! >> and that's dad and baby, a mini-no. 63. >> eric fl
look tall. >> feels good to be in the big chair. [ laughter ] >>> fighting obesity from the day we're born. the new formula that scientists say could accurately predict your child's risk. >> a controversial push from a lawmaker's father. which state soon could be serving beer and booze to kids under 21. >> and let's check the big board on wall street. things are not looking good. the dow is down about 57 points. we'll be right back. coroner's inquest into the soul singer's death confirms the 27-year-old di >>> the cause of amy winehouse's death is put to rest. a second inquest into the death confirms the 27-year-old singer died from accidental alcohol poisoning. winehouse's initial autopsy was thrown out after it was revealed that the coroner did not have proper qualifications. >>> well, we all know the legal drinking age is 21. but a colorado lawmaker wants to make an exceptoin. the republican state senator wants to allow parents to buy their children a beer or another alcoholic drink if they are between the ages of 18 and 21. the legislatio
-cola is taking to the airwaves to combat obesity. the company is airing ads ahe is degree the issue or cable -- is addressing the issue on cable networks. their record of providing drinks with fewer calories and weight gain is the result of consuming too many calories of any kind not just from soda is the focus. coca-cola says the ads are just part of a big push to address obesity in the coming years. >>> how does dinner in a bottle sound? according to advertisers, one trend we'll see in the food industry this year is companies turning solid food into liquids. some big name brands are already on board. kellogg's recently launched breakfast to go shakes. the point here making eating more convenient for people on the go. >>> well, if you are still into eating solid food, today tony tantillo is showing us how to pick out the ripest red navel orange. >> reporter: today's tip of the day is red navel oranges from florida. this is the time of the year where they are coming in. they have no seeds. red navel oranges. now, at one time these were very hard to find
, in the long run, fast initial weight loss is a better way to go. that's one of several obesity myths revealed in a new study. in it, researchers looked at all the studies and shed the fat lies for facts. for example, if you make a small lifestyle change, like walking 20 minutes daily or eating two extra potato chips a day, it will add up to large long-term weight changes. >> you will eventually plateau and even the initial weight gain won't be a great as predicted. >> reporter: another myth that sex burns up to 300 calories. fat chance. a typical encounter lasts 6 minutes and burns only 21 calories. a man would have to have sex for an hour to burn 200 calories. he could burn more by watching the super bowl. other myths that breast-feeding protects the infant against obesity. it doesn't. the p.e. classes keep kids slim in they -- that p.e. classes keep kids slim. they don't. and that you should set realistic goals so you don't get frustrated. that's not true. the most ambitious plans to lose weight work best. >> and the study also says what doe
. the root of obesity can be something of a chicken and egg. which came first, bad eating habits or genes. newverj shows that obesity is more genetic than environmental. researchers studied high rat fat diets on mice and the studies show metabolism and activity are more important than the calories consumed. >> if you encourage your child to learn a new language now it may pay off as an adult. theysay that people who speak more than one language tend to have faster and more adaptive brans as adults. . >> . . >> better, rurngs better run, out run my gun. >> it's pumped up kicks by foster the people. key 103pulled the song from the lay -- play list. the lyrics, are thought to be insensitive of the victims of the newtown tragedy. >> that banned song, the new gun bill introduced today, they are both examples of how widespread the fall out from that shooting in newtown connecticut is. >> and often what it boils down to is parents wanting to do everything they can to protect their sxhirn that goes for a dad in cecil county. >> jeff haguer introduces us to a man who's desire to keep his ha
toll fight childhood obesity. a local mother and author is working to encourage healthier choices. one author is bringing her words of wisdom on healthy living to a baltimore classroom. >> reporter: dr. fuller is bringing her knowledge to students. she's talking to them about eating healthy and exercising. >> i want them to walk away knowing that they really have the power to make sure that they ensure a healthy future. i want them to walk away knowing what are grain foods. >> reporter: this mother and pediatrician understands the problem of childhood obesity. she and others want to make sure the kids are on the right track. >> the choices they make now are choices they will carry on for the rest of their lives. >> reporter: he engages them about healthy eating. she also prepared a healthy smoothie. some students admit they don't always have good eating habits. >> i love fruits and i like to work out even though i eat a lot of junk food. >> reporter: after hearing dr. fuller, they learned things. >> your plate should be di individualed into four section, you from thes, vegetables, grai
of obesity and losing weight. >> w >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, it's a balmy 60 degrees. before we get to weather, let's talk about power outages. pepco is reporting about 6100 outages right now. most they say are in the district and prince george's county. bge has more than 2,000 outages in the region. the dominion power has been 1200 outages in northern virginia. >>> how were you last night? >> it was -- we had power but it was pouring to beat the band. it actually put me right to sleep. i love that we were talking about that earlier. >> you're one of the few. a lot of folks did not have a good night's sleep. >> it depends on thunder, too. if there's lots of thunder-- >> south of town we had the thunderstorms and the tornado watch. it was north of town we had the heavy rains. it started in the afternoon. up to three inches of rain up in loudoun county, montgomery county. we'll see sunshine today and we're going to need it because it's going to be a lot colder as temperatures settle into the mid-40s the next couple of hours. even upper 30s in the shenandoah valley. wind
fructose is coon supped to be full as opposed to glucose. eye doesn't prove it can cause obesity but adds evidence that it may play a role. consumption of this sugar hasrisen since the 19p 0 -- 1970s and so has obesity rates. >>> the holiday season is over and you that i be planning for 2013 travel. there are somethings to keep in mind when booking the vacation. expect to pay more for your plane ticket and also more fees for things like checked bags. analysts amore airlines will join forces this year creating less -- say more airlines will join forces this year creating less competition. if you plan traveling by car, there is good news for you this year. gas prices will soon be dropping. >>> time for five things to know on this wednesday. the man accused of shooting dozens of people at a movie theater in colorado is due back in court. james holmes faces multiple counts of murder. 12 people died and 58 others were injured. >>> a civil case for casey anthony will begin today. a woman is suing her for defamation of character saying anthony used her name during the murder trial when she told
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